The rapidly changing demands of the modern business require a flexible and highly adaptable IT infrastructure. The virtualization of resources plays a key role in achieving the required degree of adaptability. Therefore, the term virtualization is heard in many areas, including the virtualization of servers, applications, storage devices, security appliances, and, not surprisingly, the network infrastructure. This book attempts to illustrate the landscape of virtualization architectures, technologies, and techniques pertinent to the network infrastructure.

Goals and Methods

The overall goal of this book is to provide the reader with an understanding of what network virtualization is, which problems it can solve, and what techniques ...

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